Lakin in Mason County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
“Mark Twain” Family
Erected 2009 by West Virginia Archives and History.
Location. 38° 57.423′ N, 82° 5.249′ W. Marker is in Lakin, West Virginia, in Mason County. Marker is at the intersection of Ohio River Road (West Virginia Route 62) and State Farm Road (Local Route 8), on the right when traveling west on Ohio River Road. Touch for map. It is between State Farm Road and Tug Road. Marker is in this post office area: West Columbia WV 25287, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grandma Gatewood (approx. 1˝ miles away in Ohio); John Hall (approx. 3.1 miles away); Fort Robinson (approx. 3.3 miles away); Rear Admiral Arthur Clark (approx. 3˝ miles away in Ohio); General James V. Hartinger (approx. 3.7 miles away in Ohio); The Ohio River / Historic Middleport Middleport Medal of Honor Recipients (approx. 3.8 miles away in Ohio); Major John B. Downing (approx. 3.9 miles away in Ohio).
Regarding “Mark Twain” Family. This was Virginia, both when they settled here and when they left. West Virginia was separated from Virginia as its own state in 1863.
Also see . . . Wikipedia entry for John Marshall Clemens, Mark Twain’s father. (Submitted on October 14, 2018.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 14, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 17 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 14, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.